House fire causes more than $500,000 in damage

October 8, 2012

NEW — 9:25 p.m. Oct. 8, 2012

A residential fire in Newcastle destroyed a home, and damaged an adjacent property, on the afternoon of Oct. 6. The homes are located in the 8300 block of 128th Avenue Southeast.

Firefighters were called to the scene after a neighbor reported smoke and flames coming from the roof of the first house.

Personnel from Eastside Fire & Rescue and the Bellevue, Renton and Mercer Island fire departments arrived to heavy flames and smoke coming from the roof and the back of the house, said Lt. Troy Donlin, Bellevue Fire Department spokesman. Read more